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New York Times, Monday, February 26, 1973

22-Across : Verse section

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 332 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,598
Across
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___ in one's throat : ALUMP
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Hindu music form : RAGA
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Word of disgust : UMPH
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Alice's cat : DINAH
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City in Oklahoma : ENID
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Wolfe : NERO
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Miss Shearer : MOIRA
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Oblige : BIND
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Distress : PAIN
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Office hookup : INTERCOM
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Verse section : STANZA
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Eel : MORAY
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Resurrected : RISEN
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Moslem noble : AMIR
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Loosened : UNLACED
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U. S. resident in Panama area : ZONIAN
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Bathed : SWAM
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Patient man : JOB
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Vulgar : UNCOUTH
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Noisy initial consonant : PLOSIVE
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Cheer : RAH
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Mature : GROW
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Broadening agent : TRAVEL
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Stabilizing device : GUYWIRE
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Coin : CENT
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Peruvian's parting word : ADIOS
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Arden : ENOCH
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Defeats : WORSTS
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Library users : SCHOLARS
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Egyptian cross : ANKH
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Numerical prefix : OCTO
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Moroccan port : RABAT
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Sort of action : KNEE
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Coalition : BLOC
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Unrinsed : SOAPY
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Merit : EARN
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Prefix for an Asian land : SINO
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County in N.J. : ESSEX
Down
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African gazelle : ADMI
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Symbol of Britain : LION
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Watt or erg : UNIT
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Old gray beast : MARE
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Drugstore: Abbr. : PHARM
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Given a new start : REBORN
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Herbivores, etc. : ANIMALS
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Cotton or sloe : GIN
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Totals : ADDS
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Due : UNPAID
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Ways and ___ : MEANS
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Esteem : PRIZE
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Province in China : HONAN
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Place to rusticate : COUNTRY
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Vibration : TREMOR
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Bawl : YAWP
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Côte d'___ : AZUR
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DaVinci subject : MONA
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Progress slowly : INCH
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Bravo or Grande : RIO
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Competition for M.I.T. : CALTECH
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Month in Tuchman title : AUGUST
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Swing : JIVE
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Kiln : OVEN
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Feature of Orion : BELT
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Elias : HOWE
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Indian tribe : SAC
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Salem's partner : WINSTON
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Old Hambletonian site : GOSHEN
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Architectural style : ROCOCO
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Conscious : AWAKE
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Reed : DONNA
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Annoying person : IRKER
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Kind of chestnut : HORSE
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Wails : SOBS
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Neighbor of Burma : LAOS
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Arab garments : ABAS
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Plunder : RAPE
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Charon's river : STYX
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Second-century date : CLI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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